Whicker nets statewide parks honor

Bluffton Common Council member John Whicker was honored as the Elected Official of the Year Wednesday during the 2018 annual conference ...

INDOT asked to add trail to Ind. 116 plans

The Wells County Area Plan Commission went on the record Thursday night, asking the Indiana Department of Transportation to consider adding a bicycling/walking trail when ...

APC reviews the status of six violations

The Wells County Area Plan Commission devoted a fair share of Thursday night’s meeting to clearing up some violation citations. They went through the entire ...

Police Notebook: 2-2-18

INCIDENTS City: Thursday, 1:04 p.m., resident of 1800 S. Wayne St. reported identity theft. Thursday, 1:28 p.m., Label Shopper. Officer requested for a woman who was in...

Wells Court Docket: 2-2-18

Wells Superior Court Criminal Cases Ivan Armando Orozco, 28, rural Bluffton, pleaded guilty to separate charges of operating a vehicle as an habitual traffic violator, both...

Grace & Mercy program gets $63K grant

Community Care of Wells County has been awarded a $63,598.01 grant from the Lowe’s Gives Foundation for improvements to the Grace & Mercy Transitional Housing ...

All-star coming to share her story

Tamika Catchings, former Indiana Fever star and four-time Olympic medalist, will be the featured speaker for the Forgotten Children Worldwide ...

Moser to serve as N-B intern

Trisa Moser, 18, a senior at Bluffton High School, is a news intern at the News-Banner for the second semester of ...

BOAH probing horse abuse case near Uniondale

An investigation is underway into the welfare of 16 horses that have been removed from a farm northeast of Uniondale ...

Man shot near BRMC

According to the Bluffton Dispatch log, the man came to the emergency room at about 4:15 p.m. and said he was walking two blocks from the hospital ...